Hemba Style Wooden Masks, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Hemba style (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa)
Two masks, mid to late 20th century
Carved wood and fiber
- cracks and wood splitting to rim and throughout; loose and fraying fibers; scattered insect damage; scratches, scuffs, wear and abrasions throughout each; surface debris, staining, and accretions; patina loss.
- measurement of one.